• Tags: Council of Defense
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Morningside College has decided to continue teaching German, a move which Fitz condems as against the tenor of the times in both public and executive opinion.
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Mrs. Engel sends Harding a newspaper clipping, comments favorably on his speech in Rockwell City--in which he stood by his proclamation like a "man"--and notes that there are many loyal Iowans.
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City Marshal writes of Germans disregarding Babel and threatens potential violence
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Lutheran pastor asks for concession, citing the local Swedish church which is conducting worship in Swedish without molestation, apparently.
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Local wondering whether German communities can again preach in German, as war recently over.

Governor Harding issues resolution proclaiming English the sole acceptable language for use in public in Iowa. Public, namely, meaning also church and educational services.

Mayor and clerk of Rock Valley circulate news of Harding's Proclamation
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